The head of the union that represents custodians in Philadelphia public schools says the school district is bargaining in bad faith, trying to dismantle the union while obtaining millions of dollars in concessions from workers.
When deciding to dismiss students early because of hot weather, officials say they look at more than just a single day’s forecast.
Pink slips are going out later this week for 270+ non-teaching personnel.
High school seniors at Philadelphia’s Science Leadership Academy will be getting a special visitor around the time of graduation.
The Philadelphia School District is weighing its options on whether it should opt for government beef that does not contain the filler that has come to be known as “pink slime.”
It happened in math class at the HA Brown School, on Sergeant Street in Kensington, around 11:30am this morning.
In the wake of allegations of cheating on standardized tests, the School District of Philadelphia is taking additional steps to make sure next week’s PSSA exams are on the up-and-up.
Philadelphia School District Officials confirm they are now investigating to learn more about a YouTube video that shows two 8th grade students viciously beating each other inside the Carnell School in Northeast Philadelphia.
“Fox Rok has worked with the various schools for over 50 years where we’ve used their gyms and that’s the way we’ve always worked,” said Joe Grant.
Controller Alan Butkovitz provided reporters with a video — complete with creepy music — depicting eight vacant schools littered with drug paraphernalia and trash.
This comes after taxpayers funded a $905,000 buyout when she was shown the door in August.
Two high school students are under arrest, accused of stealing dozens of computers from West Philadelphia High School.
60 computers were stolen out of classrooms from a Philadelphia school. Authorities say it’s a growing trend plaguing the district and causing so many students to suffer.
It has happened several times this school year already — Philadelphia Public Schools are closed — while their counterparts in the suburbs are open on a two hour delay.